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Ph0wn: A CTF Dedicated to Smart Devices

We have organized a Capture The Flag event this week. Codenamed Ph0wn, this CTF is really unique because it is dedicated to smart devices. This CTF is free and takes place this Wednesday, November 29, 2017, starting at 6pm at Campus SophiaTech, Sophia Antipolis, France - where our FortiSmart research team is located. Traditional CTFs include challenges on standard infrastructures: PCs, servers, webservers, etc. And from time to time, some CTFs feature hardware challenges. (We should probably cite CTF , and RHME3 for automotive.)...

By Axelle Apvrille, Alain ForcioliNovember 27, 2017

Threat Research

NSE Experts Academy CTF

At the end of this past June, Fortinet ran the NSE Experts Academy which featured for the first time a Capture The Flag (CTF) session. We welcomed close to 60 participants, and feedback was extremely positive. We congratulate the top 2 winners, with very close scores, teams YouMayNotWannaCry and ACSN. Our CTF had two specifications: While it included challenges on Fortinet products it was not limited to them - this was not a sales session but a technical one! For instance, while we had challenges on FortiSandbox, FortiCam, and FortiGate,...

By Axelle ApvrilleJuly 30, 2017

Threat Research

Google’s 2017 CTF Challenge: Mindreader

This past June 17th and 18th, 2017, Google hosted their second annual Capture The Flag (CTF) competition. The Google team created security challenges and puzzles that contestants were able to earn points for solving. It’s a clever way to leverage the security community to help protect Google users, and the web as a whole. Last year, over 2,400 teams competed, and this year the number was even higher. FortiGuard Labs decided to pull together a team and then write up a report on the experience. So, first things first, this challenge was...

By Kushal Arvind ShahJune 21, 2017

Threat Research

Insomni'hack 2017

This year I again participated in the Insomni'hack conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference started off with workshops, including mine on Android malware reversing - provided at cost. The workshop's virtual environment for reversing can be downloaded here from github.

By Axelle ApvrilleApril 02, 2017

Industry Trends


Codegate CTF is an annual global white hat hacking competition held annually in Seoul, South Korea since 2008. This year, I participated Codegate CTF Final competition as a member of CLGT-Meepwn, a CTF team consisting of's members and students from local university in Vietnam. My teammates and I qualified as “Senior Competition” finalists (there is another “Junior Competition” category for students) after competing against hundreds of teams from more than 70 countries around the world during a 48-hour...

By Tony LoiMay 10, 2016